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Boston Uber and Lyft Drivers Will Join an All-Day Strike on Wednesday, May 8

A group of Uber and Lyft workers in Boston are hoping you’ll turn off the apps for a full day on Wednesday, May 8, when they […]

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Charlie Baker Backs Proposed Ridesharing Changes at Logan

Update: Massport on Thursday approved a compromise plan for ride-share trips at airports that will: ban curbside pickups at airport terminals; allow curbside drop-offs only between the hours of […]

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Getting Around Boston in a Wheelchair Should Be Getting Easier

Accessible transportation in Boston is moving forward with a new pilot program that will make it easier for people in wheelchairs to catch a ride. […]

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The Uber Driver Accused of Esplanade Assault Has Appeared in Court

Mayanja Daudah, the 37-year-old Uber driver accused of sexually assaulting a passenger, was ordered held on $100,000 bail Monday, and a judge ruled that if released he would be […]

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Ubering to Logan Airport Might Get More Expensive and Less Convenient

Your Uber home from the airport could be getting more expensive and less convenient, thanks to a new Massport proposal. The plan, meant to alleviate […]

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State Regulators Are Investigating if Uber Broke the Law during the First March Nor’easter

Between rushing flood waters, widespread blackouts, and hurricane-force winds, the first of the March nor’easters was an incredibly devastating storm, and now, state regulators are investigating […]

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Roughly 64.8 Million Ride-Share Trips Were Taken in Massachusetts in 2017

There’s nothing quite like watching the city crawl by from the cramped backseat of a stranger’s 2013 Toyota Camry while top-40 blares on the radio […]

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Massachusetts Drivers Don’t Want to Pay Higher Tolls, Admit Infrastructure Is Failing

In an unsurprising non-twist, Massachusetts drivers are not speeding toward the chance to pay higher tolls. Despite the gridlock that paralyzes the Hub’s streets during rush […]

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Uber to Repay Some Massachusetts Drivers More Than $210,000 in Toll Fees

Certain local Uber drivers are about to get a little extra money from the company. Some 336 Massachusetts drivers will be getting repaid around $625 each […]

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GE’s Jeff Immelt Could Be the Next CEO of Uber

GE head Jeffrey Immelt is on the shortlist to be Uber’s next CEO, Bloomberg reports. Immelt is leaving Boston-headquartered General Electric in August after a 16-year tenure, […]

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A New Background Check Ousted Thousands of Local Uber and Lyft Drivers

Newly intensified background checks in Massachusetts have led to thousands of Uber and Lyft drivers being taken off the road. Of the 70,789 people who underwent new screenings […]

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You Can Request Bagpipers with Uber Today

Update Friday, March 17: The day has arrived. To request a performance between now and 4 p.m., simply fire up the Uber app and type in […]

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There’s an All-Female Ride-Sharing App Called Safr in Boston

Looking for a new ride-sharing app? Safr is coming to Boston. The app is currently in the soft launch phase, with a full-blown debut planned for later this month. […]

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Have Uber Deliver Patriots Swag Right to Your Doorstep

Looking for an easy way to get your hands on official championship merchandise following the Patriots Super Bowl LI win? Need something to wear to […]

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Get a Free Ugly Sweater from Uber This Thursday

This season, you won’t have to worry about ugly sweater-themed holiday parties sneaking up on you. Forget about last-minute thrift shopping, because Uber is here to help. […]